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Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 7:00pm EST
about people at the top that have gotten much of the wealth? should we be taxing them more? >> that's a very important part. now if you look at estate taxes over the last ten years it has been on the decline. because the government has allowed wealthy government to pass more and more of their income on to their children and grandchildren. so that's a big issue. a lot of people in the top 10 of 1%, her not getting a paycheck, a lot of them are getting from investment returns. one thing about that is capitol gains taxes, taxed at a lower rate. and also if you look at wall street, and what's happening, in the dough jones and the s&p 500, you will see a lot of those returns are doing incredibly well. >> is there one thing that people at the middle income, or low income levels can do to dig themselves out? >> that's a great question. we focus on the individual, the one thing we really believe is that individuals have a tremendous power, to change their financial futures. if they just follow certain steps. everyone has a different story, things like living within their means. things that
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 7:00pm EST
. >> a pleasure. >> the united states supreme court is staying out of state internet sales taxes. today the justices rejected an appeal regarding a new york law that requires companies to collect state taxes. amazon and fought back and instead they brought broader federal legislation to collect from online retailers $1 million from south of state bills. the bill passed the united states senate but remained stuck in the house of representatives. that is even a bigger problem for the company given that there will not be any relief at the supreme court. two months and 400 software bugs later the obama administration said the self-imposed deadline for fixes has been met for the most part. but it's the glitches that some cannot see that has consumers worried. >>> and trading your money in your 401k. some analysts believe it's a great way to increase your nest egg. others say its gambling with your golden years. it's "real money." stay tune. (vo) al jazeera america we understand that every news story begins and ends with people. >> the efforts are focused on res
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 7:00pm EST
particular well, and then the longer term trend like the tax code. but the immediate cycle right know, you see low quality job creation in the early faces of the cycle. that's endemic. the reason for that is it was the low quality jobs that tended to be shed during the that time. >> we've really seen manufacturing jobs which are really strong middle class jobs that can get you i in better houses. we have better health workers. can we sustain with these service oriented jobs as opposed to more valuable jobs? >> the economy has shifted gears, and the gdp is stabilizing. this weaker policy engineer by the fed. >> this is a productivity issue because manufacturing dollar value increases. it's manufacturing worker and manufactures more than it did in 1979. >> absolutely. there has been productivity increase, but what we see in the cycle may seem counter institute i have. productivity has stalled. it is 5. you may think that's bad news for the economy. over the long run that's true but in firs lowbut low productis an omen. >> good to see you. six big global banks accused of colluding to create l
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 2:30pm EST
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